Joshua Palmer - a Sydney, NSW Lawyer

Pikes & Verekers Lawyers

02 9262 6175
Areas of Practice:

  • Environmental and planning law
  • Local government law
  • Costs/debt recovery
Academic Qualifications:

  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice 2008
  • LLB Bsc (Env) 2009, University of Wollongong
Admission Details:

  • New South Wales 2008
Career Highlights:

  • Successfully negotiated settlement of litigation for a metropolitan Council on a contaminated Commonwealth owned site involving complex questions of constitutional law, environment law and planning law.
  • Successfully acted for a developer in appeal proceedings against Penrith Council relating to the cap on section 94 contributions for residential subdivisions:  North Western Surveys Pty Limited v Penrith City Council [2012] NSWLEC 1017.
  • Successfully negotiated with Waverley Council on behalf of a developer in relation to Council's affordable housing condition on a residential flat development.
Employment History:

  • 2006 - current:  Law Clerk and Lawyer, Pikes & Verekers Lawyers
  • 2006 - Office Junior and Research Assistant, Martin Place Chambers
  • 2005 - Court Officer/Registry Clerk, Land and Environment Court


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